Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries


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Stephen Hall

  • Role Title: Faculty Support Advisor
  • Address: Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 3821
  • Email: stephen.hall@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Faculty: Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries


I am a Creative Skills tutor for the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries.

I can provide help and advice in the following areas:

  • Data Acquisition – Such as DigiMap, Google Maps, Photography and LiDAR.
  • Drawing – Hand-sketching, technical drawing, perspective drawin and drawing in Illustrator.
  • Model Making – I can offer advice on tools, materials, model types and construcion techniques.
  • Photography – From camera basics through to composition and lighting.
  • CAD – I specialise in SketchUp whilst having a working knowledge of ArchiCAD, AutoCAD, Revit, Vectorworks and BIM.
  • Visualisation – Using CAD, Artlantis, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Premiere.
  • Rapid Prototyping I am available to help with the preparation of CAD files or offer advice on the methods available.
  • Building PhysicsI am happy to explain the physical units used in architecture and beyond.
  • Structures Come and see me if you are unsure about any of your constructions.
  • Heating If you wish to know about thermal comfort or degree days.
  • Ventilation I’m always happy to help with a ventilation problem, natural or mechanical.
  • Acoustics If you don’t know your RT60 from your 3CPO.
  • Lighting From sky components and heliodons to spacing height ratios for your LEDs.
  • Environmental An issue that affects everyone, down to the wasted photons in a standard PV.
  • Water Solar thermal, heat recovery or simply saving water.
  • Insulation The easiest way to start saving the planet.